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British free-to-air television channel

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Channel 4: British free-to-air television channel
Channel 4 is a British public-service free-to-air television network with headquarters in London, a National HQ in Leeds and creative hubs in Glasgow and Bristol. The channel was established to provide a fourth television service to the United Kingdom in addition to the licence-funded BBC One and BBC Two, and the single commercial broadcasting network ITV. It began transmission on 2 November 1982. Although largely commercially self-funded, it is ultimately publicly owned; originally a subsidiary of the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), the station is now owned and operated by Channel Four Television Corporation, a public corporation of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, which was established in 1990 and came into operation in 1993. In 2010, Channel 4 extended service into Wales and became a UK-wide television channel.


The Great British Bake Off returns [Video]

The Great British Bake Off returns

The latest advert for the new series of the The Great British Bake Off isunveiled, which is set to return to Channel 4.

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Crafty couple transform shack into hidden bar [Video]

Crafty couple transform shack into hidden bar

A married couple have hand-built a secret speakeasy bar in their house –hidden behind a false wall – for just £500. When Suzi and Tom Strover firstmoved into their home in Southbourne, Dorset,..

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James McAvoy to narrate reality show for U.K. broadcaster [Video]

James McAvoy to narrate reality show for U.K. broadcaster

Actor James McAvoy is set to narrate a new reality competition show for Channel 4.

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